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The Book of Ebenezer Le Page (New York Review Book Classics)

by G.B. Edwards

  • 318 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by NYRB Classics .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modern fiction,
  • 20th Century English Novel And Short Story,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Literary,
  • Fiction / Literary,
  • Guernsey (Channel Islands)

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJohn Fowles (Introduction)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages432
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8845335M
    ISBN 101590172337
    ISBN 109781590172339

    The Book of Ebenezer Le Page is a beautifully detailed chronicle of a life, but it is equally an oblique reckoning with the traumas of the twentieth century, as Ebenezer recalls both the men lost to the Great War and the German Occupation of Guernsey during World War II. Dec 19,  · The Book of Ebenezer Le Page is a sprawling epic about one mans life. Ebenezer is writing about his past 80 years of life and all the people he’s met, loved and lost. He is one of the oldest people on Guernsey and has never left the island. He talks about so many people that it would’ve been handy to have had a family tree!

    May 13,  · He contributed to The Thick of It as both an actor and writer and is the author of Mainlander a thriller set in Jersey (where he grew up) and which the Independent described as 'John le Carré meets Middlemarch'. The book under discussion is the great novel of Guernsey, The Book of Ebenezer Le Page by G.B. Edwards, Edwards’ only novel which Author: Carl Mesner Lyons. Get this from a library! The book of Ebenezer le Page. [G B Edwards] -- Ebenezer Le Page, cantankerous, opinionated, and charming, is one of the most compelling literary creations of the late twentieth century. Eighty years old, Ebenezer has lived his whole life on the.

    Jun 01,  · The Book of Ebenezer Le Page is a beautifully detailed chronicle of a life, but it is equally an oblique reckoning with the traumas of the 20th century, as Ebenezer recalls both the men lost to the Great War and the German Occupation of Guernsey during World War II, /5(2). Aug 04,  · G.B. Edwards labored in obscurity all his life and completed The Book of Ebenezer Le Page shortly before his death. Published posthumously, the book is a triumph of the storyteller's art that conjures up the extraordinary voice of a living manPages:


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May 01,  · The Book of Ebenezer Le Page is a beautifully detailed chronicle of a life, but it is equally an oblique reckoning with the traumas of the 20th century, as Ebenezer recalls both the men lost to the Great War and the German Occupation of Guernsey during World War II, and looks with despair at the encroachments of commerce and tourism on his /5(96).

The Book of Ebenezer Le Page is a beautifully detailed chronicle of a life, but it is equally an oblique reckoning with the traumas of the twentieth century, as Ebenezer recalls both the men lost to the Great War and the German Occupation of Guernsey during World War II, and looks with despair at the encroachments of commerce and tourism on his 4/5(14).

Dec 18,  · The Book of Ebenezer Le Page takes the form of an old man’s reminiscences of his life on the island of Guernsey during the first half of the 20th century.

Located in the English Channel between Britain and France, Guernsey may be part of the British Commonwealth, but it maintains its own traditions and culture. The Book of Ebenezer Le Page, by G B Edwards is considered one of the best pieces of literature written about Guernsey.

It was originally entitled Sarnia Cherie, and its current title was its sub-title. It tells the life story of a Guernsey man, the Ebenezer Le Page of the title, from his. Jul 24,  · Buy The Book Of Ebenezer Le Page (New York Review Books Classics) Main by G.B. Edwards (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low /5(41). The Book of Ebenezer le Page by G B Edwards was published in It is a fictionalised autobiography of Guernseyman Ebenezer, who lives through WWI, the occupation of the island by the Nazis in WWII, who falls in love with the flirtatious Liza Queripel and who forms a close friendship with Jim Mahy.

Editions for The Book of Ebenezer Le Page: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Hardcover published in ), 1 Cited by: 4. Jul 10,  · The Book of Ebenezer Le Page is a beautifully detailed chronicle of a life, but it is equally an oblique reckoning with the traumas of the twentieth century, as Ebenezer recalls both the men lost to the Great War and the German Occupation of Guernsey during World War II, and looks with despair at the encroachments of commerce and tourism on his /5(8).

The book is really about Ebenezer's relationship to the island home that he loves and to his friends and relations, and his desire to leave a legacy behind now that he is reaching the end of his life. Funny, joyous and sad, Ebenezer Le Page is one of a kind, a truly special book/5(13).

Ebenezer Le Page, cantankerous, opinionated, and charming, is one of the most compelling literary creations of the late twentieth century. Eighty years old, Ebenezer has lived his whole life on the Channel Island of Guernsey, a stony speck of a place caught between the coasts of England and France yet a world apart from either.5/5(5).

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Edwards’ s beloved novel is a testament to the richness and variety of life found in even the 5/5(1). The Book of Ebenezer Le Page is a beautifully detailed chronicle of a life, but it is equally an oblique reckoning with the traumas of the 20th century, as Ebenezer recalls both the men lost to the Great War and the German Occupation of Guernsey during World War II.

The excitement of reading The Book of Ebenezer Le Page is comparable to that of reading a novel by Margaret Drabble, Flannery O’Connor, Joyce Cary, or Evelyn Waugh before there were. The Book of Ebenezer Le Page is a beautifully detailed chronicle of a life, but it is equally an oblique reckoning with the traumas of the twentieth century, as Ebenezer recalls both the men lost to the Great War and the German Occupation of Guernsey during World War II, and looks with despair at the encroachments of commerce and tourism on his.

Ebenezer Le Page is the lead character in the novel The Book of Ebenezer Le Page by G. Edwards. The book takes the form of an autobiography of an archetypal Guernseyman who lives through the dramatic changes in the island of Guernsey, Channel Islands.

Mar 27,  · If you’ve ever stumbled across ‘The Book of Ebenezer Le Page’ (by G.B. Edwards, first published in ) and wondered if it’s worth the read – well, here is Guernsey Donkey’s humble opinion on the matter – YES.

nyrb classics READING GROUP GUIDES THE BOOK OF EBENEZER LE PAGE by G. Edwards Introduction by John Fowles “[A] knowing and beguiling chronicle of. Jul 10,  · “The Book of Ebenezer Le Page, by G. Edwards, is an inexhaustible book I never tire of giving.

It is literally one of a kind, a work with no precedent, sponsorship, or pedigree. A true epic, as sexy as it is hilarious, it seems drenched with the harsh tidal beauties of its setting. The Book of Ebenezer Le Page is a novel by Gerald Basil Edwards first published in United Kingdom by Hamish Hamilton inand in the United States by Alfred A.

Knopf in the same year. It has since been published by Penguin books and New York Review Books .Aug 01,  · Upon rereading it recently, I redoubled my liking and admiration for both Ebenezer and Edwards." --Ivan Doig, Christian Science Monitor "The Book of Ebenezer Le Page, by G. B. Edwards, is an inexhaustible book I never tire of giving.

It is literally one of a kind, a work with no precedent, sponsorship, or pedigree/5(K).The Book of Ebenezer Le Page is a beautifully detailed chronicle of a life, but it is equally an oblique reckoning with the traumas of the twentieth century, as Ebenezer recalls both the men lost to the Great War and the German Occupation of Guernsey during World War II, and looks with despair at the encroachments of commerce and tourism on his %(22).